Chih-Yuan Yang Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 107

  • Portfolio
  • 48

  • Exits
  • 39

Exits

Chih-Yuan Yang General Information

Description

Mr. Chih-Yuan Yang is the Founder and serves as a Partner of AME Cloud Ventures. He serves as a Board Member, Member of the Compensation Committee & Cahir of the Investment Committee at Workday. He serves as a Chairman of the Compensation Committee, Board Member and nominating, and Corporate Governance Committee Member at Alibaba Group. He is a Chairman of the Investment Committee and a Member of the Compensation Committee at Workday. He also served as a Board Member and Advisor at BirdEye. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He served as a Board Member at Pluribus Networks. He also served as an Advisor at Radius Intelligence. He serves as a Board Observer and Senior Advisor at Didi Kuaidi. Since March 2012, he has worked with and invested in technology entrepreneurs as the founding partner of AME Cloud Ventures, his innovation investment firm. He is also a co-founder of Yahoo!, where he served as a director from March 1995 to January 2012, and as Chief Executive Officer from June 2007 to January 2009. He also led Yahoo!'s investments in Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group Holding and he is currently a director of Alibaba Group, where he has served on the board from October 2005 to January 2012 and from September 2014 to the present. He has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since November 6, 2014. Before that, he was the board observer of the Company since February 20, 2013. From July 2000 to November 2012, he was a member of Cisco Systems' Board of Directors, and he was a director of Yahoo! Japan from January 1996 to January 2012. He also is a director of various private companies and foundations. He is currently an independent director of Workday. He received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, where he served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees from June 2005 until September 2016. He is also an Angel Investor. He served as a Board Member at Docker. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Advisor at News Break.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • United States

Chih-Yuan Yang Investments (107)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Astrocade 11-Jun-2024 Seed Round 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Ema 01-Feb-2024 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Semafor 24-May-2023 0000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Astrocade 01-May-2023 0000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Fairmatic 16-Jan-2023 00000 00000 0000 Insurance Brokers Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Somewear 21-Sep-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Fairmatic 31-Aug-2022 00000 00000 0000 Insurance Brokers Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Nitra 24-Aug-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Hebbia 01-Jul-2022 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000
Clockwork (Software Development Applications) 16-Mar-2022 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-0000 0000

Chih-Yuan Yang Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Amitree 15-Feb-2024 Buyout/LBO
Skiff 01-Feb-2024 000000000000000000
Headroom 29-Nov-2023 000000000000000000
Remrise 23-Dec-2022 000 00 00000000
Xapo Bank 01-Sep-2022 000000000 00000000
Rewire 16-Aug-2022 000000000000000000 0000
FiscalNote Holdings 01-Aug-2022 0000000 000000 00000
Pluribus Networks 01-Jun-2022 000000000000000000 000.00
Vicarious 22-Apr-2022 Merger/Acquisition
Edge Intelligence (Business/Productivity Software) 16-Aug-2021 Merger/Acquisition

Chih-Yuan Yang Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Chih-Yuan Yang Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chih-Yuan Yang Angel Investor 000 0 0 Los Altos Hills, CA

Chih-Yuan Yang Co-Investors (303)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
AME Cloud Ventures 7 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kevin Hartz 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
New Enterprise Associates 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ram Shriram 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Index Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Chih-Yuan Yang FAQs

  • Who is Chih-Yuan Yang?

    Chih-Yuan Yang is an angel Investor who has made 107 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Chih-Yuan Yang?

    Chih-Yuan Yang is an angel investor.

  • What does Chih-Yuan Yang do?

    As an angel investor, Chih-Yuan Yang invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Chih-Yuan Yang invested in?

    Chih-Yuan Yang has made numerous investments in companies like Astrocade, Ema, and Semafor within the Entertainment Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Publishing industries.

  • What has Chih-Yuan Yang invested in recently?

    Chih-Yuan Yang's latest investment was on 11-Jun-2024 in Astrocade, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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